Maharashtra Cabinet nod for land transfer for MIHAN project extension

The Maharashtra government on Tuesday approved handing over of 15.40 hectare of land to the aviation department for extension of the MIHAN project at Nagpur.

The Cabinet approved exchange of land between Maharashtra Airport Development Company Limited (MADC) and Indian Air Force to pave way for development of Nagpur Airport and Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN) project.

The Cabinet also approved the exchange of 2.30 hectare land between MADC and Central Reserve Police Force. "MADC to get 278.158 hectare land from the Air Force and in return MADC to give 400 hectare land to the Air Force," Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said after the meeting.

The Cabinet also decided to send a proposal to the Governor seeking permission for releasing Rs 41.78 crore as a special case for repair works of 22 lift irrigation projects of Tapi Irrigation Development Corporation (eight in Dhule and 14 in Nandurbar).

It also decided to give non-salary grants as per the 6th pay commission to 555 Adivasi Ashramshalas of Tribal Development Department.

The Cabinet also approved 22 posts for this tribal construction management cell and appointment of one engineer for every 200 Gharkuls. It also decided to set up dedicated construction management cell in tribal development department to construct and maintain houses, government ashramshala, and hostels.

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